In the collection, Go Home!, published in collaboration with the Asian American Writers’ Workshop and The Feminist Press, writers imagine “home” in the twenty-first century through an array of fiction, memoir, and poetry. Both urgent and meditative, this anthology moves beyond the model-minority myth and showcases the singular intimacies of individuals figuring out what it means to belong.
Editor Rowan Hisayo Buchanan is joined by writers T Kira Madden and Jennifer Tseng at Trident Bookstore for readings from the book. Readings will be followed by a discussion about the project, and the necessity of both expanding and challenging the immigrant narrative.
Rowan Hisayo Buchanan is the author of the novel Harmless Like You. She has a BA from Columbia University and an MFA from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. She was an Asian American Writers’ Workshop fellow, and her short work has appeared in Grant, the Guardian, Guernica, Apogee, and the White Review, among other places. She has received residencies from the Gladstone Library and Hedgebrook.
T Kira Madden is a writer and photographer. Her work has appeared in Guernica, Black Warrior Review, Columbia Journal, the Kenyon Review, and Tin House online. She is a recipient of fellowships from the MacDowell Colony and Hedgebrook and serves as the founding editor in chief of No Tokens.
Jennifer Tseng is the author of two poetry books, The Man with My Face and Red Flower, White Flower. Her chapbook, Not so dear Jenny, won the Bateau Press Boom Chapbook Contest. Tsung’s debut novel, Mayumi and the Sea of Happiness, was a finalist for the New England Book Award, shortlisted for the PEN Robert Bingham Award for Debut Fiction, and has been featured in the Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times, Huffington Post, Elle, Financial Times, and elsewhere. She currently teaches for the Fine Arts Work Center’s summer and online writing programs, and for the Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing.
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